AMAROK(1)                  The audio player for KDE                  AMAROK(1)

       amarok - The audio player for KDE

       amarok [Qt-options] [KDE-options] [URL(s)]

       Amarok is a powerful music player with an intuitive interface. It makes
       playing the music you love and discovering new music easier than ever
       before and it looks good doing it! Amarok is based on the powerful Qt 4
       / KDE 4 technology platform and nicely integrates with KDE desktop.

       Much work has been invested into integrating Amarok 2 with various Web

       ·  Ampache

       ·  Jamendo Service


       ·  Librivox

       ·  MP3tunes

       ·  Magnatune

       ·  OPML Podcast Directory

       Amarok comes with a lot of features including but not limited to:

       ·  Scripts - enhance your Amarok experience with community developed

       ·  Dynamic Playlists - create playlists that automatically update.

       ·  Context View - customize interface with the Plasma powered Context

       ·  PopUp Dropper - simplify drag&drop actions with revolutionary menu

       ·  Multiple Language Translations

       ·  Collection Management - organizing your music collection has never
          been easier with Amarok's powerful tagging, renaming, and sorting

       ·  Database Importing - import collections from Amarok 1.4 or iTunes.

       ·  Scriptable Services - integrate other web services into Amarok.

       URL(s)                    Files/URLs to open

       -r, --previous
              Skip backwards in playlist

       -p, --play
              Start playing current playlist

       -t, --play-pause
              Play if stopped, pause if playing

              Pause playback

       -s, --stop
              Stop playback

       -f, --next
              Skip forwards in playlist

   Generic options:
       --help Show help about options

              Show Qt specific options

              Show KDE specific options

              Show all options

              Show author information

       -v, --version
              Show version information

              Show license information

       --     End of options

   KDE options:
       --caption <caption>
              Use 'caption' as name in the titlebar

       --icon <icon>
              Use 'icon' as the application icon

       --config <filename>
              Use alternative configuration file

              Disable crash handler, to get core dumps

              Waits for a WM_NET compatible windowmanager

       --style <style>
              sets the application GUI style

       --geometry <geometry>
              sets the client geometry of the main widget - see man X for the
              argument format

              Do not run in the background.

   Qt options:
       --display <displayname>
              Use the X-server display 'displayname'

       --session <sessionId>
              Restore the application for the given 'sessionId'

       --cmap Causes the application to install a private color map on an
              8-bit display

       --ncols <count>
              Limits the number of colors allocated in the color cube on an
              8-bit display, if the application is using the
              QApplication::ManyColor color specification

              tells Qt to never grab the mouse or the keyboard

              running under a debugger can cause an implicit -nograb, use
              -dograb to override

       --sync switches to synchronous mode for debugging

       --fn, --font <fontname>
              defines the application font

       --bg, --background <color>
              sets the default background color and an application palette
              (light and dark shades are calculated)

       --fg, --foreground <color>
              sets the default foreground color

       --btn, --button <color>
              sets the default button color

       --name <name>
              sets the application name

       --title <title>
              sets the application title (caption)

       --visual TrueColor
              forces the application to use a TrueColor visual on an 8-bit

       --inputstyle <inputstyle>
              sets XIM (X Input Method) input style. Possible values are
              onthespot, overthespot, offthespot and root

       --im <XIM server>
              set XIM server

              disable XIM

              mirrors the whole layout of widgets

              <file.qss>   applies the Qt stylesheet to the application

       Alexandre 'Ain't afraid of no bugs' Oliveira <>
       Bart 'Where are my toothpicks' Cerneels <>
       Dan 'Hey, it compiled...' Meltzer <>
       Ian 'The Beard' Monroe <>
       Jeff 'IROCKSOHARD' Mitchell <>
       Leo Franchi <>
       Mark 'It's good, but it's not irssi' Kretschmann <>
       Maximilian Kossick <>
       Nikolaj Hald 'Also very hot' Nielsen <>
       Seb 'Surfin' down under' Ruiz <>

K Desktop Environment              Nov 2009                          AMAROK(1)